PGCIL Diploma Trainee Selection Process,Exam Pattern And Syllabus

Power Grid Corporation Of India Limited (PGCIL) Diploma Trainee

Selection Process And Exam Pattern

The Selection Process for respective Post shall consist of the following

Diploma Trainee (Electrical), Diploma Trainee (Civil) and Diploma Trainee (IT)-Only Written Test

1. Written Test shall be of Objective Type of two hours duration consisting of two parts –
a) Part-I consists of Technical Knowledge Test with 120 questions having specific questions of respective discipline.
b) Part-II consists of Aptitude Test with 50 questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, ability to determine data sufficiency, interpretation of graphs/charts/tables, numerical ability etc.
2. All questions carry equal marks (1 mark). Wrong and multiple answers would result in negative marks of ¼
3. The qualifying criteria in Written Test

UR-Minimum of 40% marks subject to atleast 30% marks in each – Part-I & Part-II separately

OBC(NCL)/ SC/ ST/PwD-Minimum of 30% marks subject to atleast 25% marks in each – Part-I & Part-II separately

4. The applicants will have the option to appear for Written Test in HINDI language also. The candidates who opt for Hindi as the medium for the written test shall only be provided the Question paper in Hindi.
5. The Offer of Appointment shall be issued to the suitable candidates in the order of merit and based on the requirement. Appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the Pre-Employment Medical Examination to be conducted as per POWERGRID Norms and Standards of Medical Fitness.


Part I-Technical Knowledge


  • Basic concepts
  • Circuit law
  • Magnetic Circuit
  • AC Fundamentals
  • Measurement and Measuring Instruments
  • Electrical Machines
  • Fractional Kilowatt Motors
  • Single Phase Induction Motors
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Generation, Transmission and Distribution
  • Estimation and Costing
  • Utilization of Electrical Energy
  • Basic Electronics
  • Control System


  • Building Materials
  • Estimating, Costing and Valuation
  • Surveying
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Hydraulics
  • Irrigation Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Theory of structures
  • Concrete Technology
  • RCC Design
  • Steel Design

Part II-Aptitude Test 

General Aptitude

 (1)  Numbers
 (2)  Average
 (3)  Percentage
 (4)  Profit & Loss
 (5)  Ratio & Proportion
 (6)  Time & Work
 (7)  Time & Distance
 (8)  Simple & Compound Interest
 (9)  Area & Volume
 (10)  Data Interpretation

General Reasoning

 (1)  Series Completion
 (2)  Blood Relations
 (3)  Classification
 (4)  Puzzle Test
 (5)  Analogy
 (6)  Direction Sense Test
 (7)  Coding-Decoding
 (8)  Logical Venn Diagram
 (9)  Paper Cutting
 (10)  Cubes & Dices

General English

 (1) Common Error
 (2)  Sentence Improvement
 (3)  Synonyms
 (4)  Antonyms
 (5)  Comprehension Passage Test


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  1. Anil Kumar
    • Harikesh Yadav
  2. Rahul Srivastavs
    • Harikesh Yadav
      • Rahul singh
        • Harikesh Yadav
    • naveen singh
      • Harikesh Yadav
    • naveen singh panwar
  3. rajesh
    • Harikesh Yadav
  4. vky
    • Harikesh Yadav
  5. Kundan sahoo
    • Harikesh Yadav
  6. Ashish kaushik
    • Harikesh Yadav
  7. Ashish kaushik
    • Harikesh Yadav
  8. madhu
    • Harikesh Yadav

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